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‘I can’t drag glamour into every character I play’
September 19th, 2007
Winning a beauty pageant often becomes a ticket to Bollywood. It was no different for actor Gul Panag. But unlike her predecessors she never eyed a glamourous debut and till date the beauty from Delhi enjoys playing characters of substance. If her deglam look in Nagesh Kukunoor’s Dor last year earned her critical acclaim, her forthcoming release Navdeep Singh’s Manorama Six Feet Under once again proves her fetish for non-glitzy… more
The season of fashion fusion!
September 19th, 2007
It’s called Fashion Fusion, a festival of organic foods creatively put together by Chef Alex Bignotti of JW Marriott’s Mezzo Mezzo restaurant and which was inspired by fashion designer Anita Dongre. She always dreamed of doing something to save the environment and is close to achieving this with the launch of Grassroot, her organic cotton label. Actually, the range was first made public at the Wills India Fashion Week in… more
I would love to play a negative role
September 19th, 2007
The first thing you will notice about Gul Panag are her dimples. Though not as high profile as the other A-list celebrities, this former Miss India made an startling impact in Nagesh Kukunoor's Dor. Now, the actress brings her no-nonsense demeanour while talking to Ruchi Naresh about her role in the upcoming Manorama Six Feet Under. How has life changed after Dor? Being associated with Nagesh means your work will… more
Reality check
September 11th, 2007
Don’t go by Gul Panag’s onscreen persona. Granted you saw her as a plain Jane Himachali in Dor and are poised see her in an even more deglamourised avatar in Manorama Six Feet Under, but in real life, the former model is rather urbane. And tech-savvy; she was one of the first actors to have a web site, gulpanag.net, of her own. This cyber space reveals much more about this… more
I think just because one has a good body, it’s not important to expose in every film
September 9th, 2007
Abhay Deol and Gul Panag who are a part of the upcoming film Manorama Six Feet Under are quite pepped about their new film which will see them playing husband and wife. The duo chatted up with us about their roles and their mystery film. Abhay who plays the lead in the film, begins with telling us about the film “The film pays homage to the noir genre and is… more
Raima-Gul Playing pranks
September 6th, 2007
Raima Sen and Gul Panag were in Jaipur shooting in an isolated hotel. They just couldn't let got of the opportunity to have some fun. They’re two women who love having fun – and once, when shooting in an isolated hotel in a remote town near Jaipur recently, Raima Sen and Gul Panag just wouldn’t let the opportunity to play pranks on unit members go by. The film in question… more
Gul at Osian’s-Cinefan festival
July 22nd, 2007
NEW DELHI — It was a mixed bag on the opening day of the 9th Osian's-Cinefan festival. Three Bollywood beauties added a touch of glamour to the proceedings after which the opening film Raami was screened to a mixed response from the audience. Bollywood stars Manisha Koirala, Gul Panag and Divya Dutta set the red carpet on fire at the opening function at the Siri Fort auditorium late on Friday.… more
Osian’s film festival opens to great response
July 21st, 2007
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The 9th Osian's-Cinefan festival opened Friday evening promising 10 days of good and meaningful cinema for movie buffs in the capital. The inauguration was a jam-packed event with hundreds of eager Delhiites and diplomats turning up. The festival will showcase several Arab and Japanese films. 'Osian's is the most eagerly-awaited cultural event that Delhiites look forward to,' said Sheila Dikshit, Delhi chief minister, at the… more
Bollywood turning realisitic, says actress Gul Panag
April 1st, 2007
Dimple cheeked girl from Chandiragh become Bollywood Star and won the beauty Pageant Miss India in 1999 was special guest at Reel World Film Festival's Closing Night Gala in Toronto, Canada. We are thankful to Gul Panag for the exclusive interview to www.meraraabta.com despite very short time. TORONTO: Highly educated and stunningly beautiful girls from respectable families are joining the film world in India with a sacred purpose---To present realistic… more
Gul makes a splash in the pool!
March 12th, 2007
The other day, at a suburban pool, Gul Panag literally made a splash. Taking some time off from her hectic shooting schedule, the actor decided to cool things down with a relaxing swim little realizing the hungama it would create. The moment she dived into the cool water in her two piece swim suit, heads began to turn. Her svelte, well-toned body had the men and women in a trance.… more

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